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Court remands sales girl for stealing employer’s N2.3m
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An Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, on Wednesday, heard how a sales representative of a food vendor, Goodness Innocent, allegedly stole N2.3m from her employer.

Innocent, 21, is facing two counts of conspiracy and stealing preferred against her by the police.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Cyriacus Osuji, told the court that the defendant and others still at large conspired to commit the alleged offences.

Osuji said Innocent stole a bank Automated Teller Machine card from the complainant, one Kehinde Odiye, who was her boss and withdrew N2.3m.

He said the incident took place on July 16, 2023, around 5pm, at No. 168, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

According to him, the offence committed contravened Sections 411 and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.

Magistrate Olanike Olagbende granted the defendant N1m bail with one surety.

Innocent will, however, remain in the Kirikiri Custodial Centre until the bail conditions are met.

 Magistrate Olagbende adjourned the case till August 10, 2023.